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ENG 7320: Dead Girls: Iola Leroy

An OER for Martha Nadell's ENG 7320: Dead Girls

About: Iola Leroy

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illustration of Mrs. Francis E. W. Harper from Underground Railroad

“Mrs. Francis E. W. Harper,”

“Mrs. Francis E. W. Harper,” portrait with Frances Harper’s name misspelled, taken from page 748 in The Underground Railroad: A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters… printed by Porter & Coates (Philadelphia, 1872). Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts.

photograph of Frances Harper

Frances Harper

Francis Ellen Watkins Harper, ca 1900. From the papers of the Universal Peace Union, Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Reprinted in article: Bacon, Margaret Hope. “‘One Great Bundle of Humanity’: Frances Ellen Watkins Harper (1825-1911).” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, vol. 113, no. 1, 1989, pp. 21–43. JSTOR, JSTOR,

photo of Harper from first edition of Iola Leroy

In: Iola Leroy, Or Shadows Uplifted. Frances E. W. Harper. Third Edition [iv], 282 p. Boston: James H. Earle [1892]